Host Gary Wilson discusses the science of why Internet porn is different from porn of the past, the Coolidge Effect, supernormal stimuli, the molecular switch common to all addictions (Delta FosB), and the unique vulnerability of adolescents to addiction. Topics: DeltaFosB, Coolidge Effect, Internet pornography, porn addiction, pornography addiction
George Collins, author and director of Compulsion Solutions, discusses his experience and how porn has changed with host Gary Wilson Topics: porn addiction, pornography addiction recovery, George Collins, compulsion solutions
Radio talk show host Gary Wilson discusses the strange new symptoms some users are experiencing in connection with over-consumption of Internet porn, and some of the science behind these phenomena. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: porn addiction, pornography addiction, dopamine, reward circuitry
Gary Wilson discusses porn-related erectile dysfunction, guys' experiences, the possible physiological reasons, and what recovery looks like. Topics: porn related erectile dysfunction, ED, porn-related ED, porn related sexual dysfunction, PISD
Host Gary Wilson discusses the brain changes that addiction causes - especially the concepts of "sensitization" and "desensitization." Topics: porn addiction, pornography addiction, neuroscience, sensitization, desensitization, addiction
Gary Wilson discusses highspeed porn, sexual conditioning, the adolescent brain and some fascinating experiments that reveal how easy it is to recondition sexual preferences. Topics: porn, pornography, sexual conditioning, morphing sexual tastes, desensitization
Gary Wilson discusses the relevant science behind 2 common changes guys report after they quit Internet porn: increased confidence and decreased social anxiety Topics: social anxiety, confidence, porn addiction, pornography addiction, dopamine, testosterone
Matt Cook, host of ThirtyMinutesOrMore.com and author of "The Mojo Solution," and Gary Wilson discuss Matt's experiences helping men with erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation problems and how that ties into the rise of porn use. Topics: Matt Cook, porn-related erectile dysfunction, ED, porn-related ED, porn related sexual dysfunction
Gary Wilson discusses the unique features of the adolescent brain, which make it more vulnerable to both (1) wiring to today's erotic pixels rather than partners and (2) becoming addicted. Topics: Jay Giedd, adolescent brain
Gary discusses how the media is addressing porn-induced erectile dysfunction as well as new brain-science findings about psychogenic ED. Topics: porn-induced erectile dysfunction, psychogenic erectile dysfunction, Dr. Oz, Seven Sharp, porn...
Young guy describes his experience with HOCD (sexual orientation obsessive-compulsive disorder) and recovery. Topics: HOCD, homosexual obsessive compulsive disorder, sexual orientation obsessive compulsive disorder
JDoe speaks with Gary about his porn experience, his recovery from ED, and how much his relationship has improved. Topics: porn addiction, pornography addiction, erectile dysfunction, porn-induced ED, men's groups
Gabe, 25, discusses what helped him the most during his lengthy recovery from porn-induced ED, and what's going on in schools today. Topics: porn addiction, pornography addiction, porn-induced erectile dysfunction, PIED, sexting
Gary interviews Brian McDougal, author of the new book, "PORNED OUT: Erectile Dysfunction, Depression, and 7 More (Selfish) Reasons to Quit Porn" Topics: Porned Out, Brian McDougal, Internet porn use, pornography addiction, porn addiction, dopamine
Gary discusses the fact that women are now experiencing both the porn-related problems and benefits from quitting that men have been reporting Topics: women porn addicts, female pornography problems, women using porn
Gary and Al, a recovering porn user, discuss how addictive the search for novelty can be, and how the artificial is overtaking the real in the perception of some of today's young users. Topics: pornography addiction, porn addiction, novelty
Host Gary Wilson discusses the brain changes behind addiction, including "hypofrontality," as well as the withdrawal symptoms porn addicts report when they quit, and the neurobiology behind those symptoms. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: porn addiction, pornography addiction, withdrawal symptoms, hypofrontality, sensitization,...
Gary discusses questionable aspects of two studies, the first of which produced headlines claiming that porn isn't having negative effects on teen sexual behavior, The second study gave rise to a popular test that is designed to find that heavier hardcore porn use can only lead to greater positive effects (the PCES). Topics: Internet pornography, porn and sexual behavior, porn and teen sexual behavior
Young psychiatrist talks about his personal experience with porn-induced sexual dysfunction as well as porn addiction and the reason why large clinical studies on porn's effects will be difficult to bring about. Topics: PIED, PISD, porn addiction, porn-induced sexual dysfunction, porn studies, pornography studies
Gary discusses a proposed academic journal for studying porn, its strongly pro-porn board and the need for solid research on porn's effects on users, especially youth. Topics: porn studies, pornography studies, porn addiction, pornography addiction, clarissa smith, fiona...